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SROCZYNSKI, ENGLER RECEIVE SWIMMER OF THE WEEK HONORS
Senior Jakub Sroczynski (Zielona Gora, Poland/VII Lo) and freshman Lindsey Engler (Salisbury, Md./James M. Bennett) have been named America East Men's and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week, respectively. The awards were announced Tuesday (November 23).
Sroczynski took first place in the 500 freestyle (4:31.74) at the George Mason Patriot Invitational. He finished second in the 200 free (1:40.73), and third in the 200 backstroke (1:50.95) at the same competition to lead UMBC to a third place finish overall, only trailing Yale and Duke. Sroczynski also anchored the 800 free relay team that placed second with a time of 6:53.79.
Engler took fourth place in the 50 with a time of 24.25 at the George Mason Patriot Invitational. Her time of 24.24 during the preliminaries broke the UMBC school record, which was previously set at 24.25, dating back to 1992.